Community Announcements / Events

Barbara J. Chocky Memorial Award for Public Service

April 12th, 2022

** Deadline extended to Friday, May 27th **

THE BARBARA J. CHOCKY MEMORIAL AWARD FOR PUBLIC SERVICE

Who was Barbara Chocky?

Barbara Chocky was a trailblazer and a role model for many young women throughout her decades of public service.

Calling All Artists – CB8M Summer Art Show!

March 14th, 2022

June 11 Art Show Flyer

CALLING ALL ARTISTS AND CRAFTERS ON THE UPPER EAST SIDE & ROOSEVELT ISLAND!

Community Board 8 Manhattan Presents SUMMER ART SHOW!

June 11, 2022

James Cagney Place (East 91st Street between Second and Third Avenues)

This outdoor exhibition will feature paintings, prints, photography and crafts!

Submit an image of the artwork you wish to display by May 20 to [email protected] using "Art Submission" in the subject line.

Weekly News Roundup – May 14, 2021

The UES Battle Over a Blood Lab Is Not About Blood - Curbed

Blood Center Returns To UES Board As Frustrations Mount - Patch

NYC subway stations will now offer COVID-19 vaccines - NY Post

Cuomo says New York public colleges will require students to get vaccines - Politico

NYC public libraries offer book browsing, expanded services at select locations: Full list - Pix11

No New Jails? Next Mayor Could Scrap de Blasio’s Close-Rikers Plan - The CITY

Met Museum Agrees To Be Early Voting Site As City Expands To 104 Locations - Gothamist

CDC panel endorses use of Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine in young teens - Politico

NYC kids won’t need a COVID-19 vaccine to return to school in the fall - NY Post

Adolescents vaccinated in NYC as sites open to 12 to 15-year-olds - NY Post

Upper East Side To Get 2 New Electric Car Charging Stations - Patch

New York City Council Bill Toughens Airbnb Regulations - WSJ

New York won't ease mask rules just yet amid review of CDC recommendations - State of Politics

NYC’s 24/7 subway service is back after year of COVID-19 shutdowns - NY Post

Plans to Speed Up Buses Slowed as the City Gets Set to Reopen - The City

It's a Home in Brooklyn.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates May 4th

MAY 4th RESOURCES AND UPDATES:

Beginning Thursday, April 29, all New York State mass vaccination sites are open to eligible New Yorkers for walk-in vaccination on a first-come, first-serve basis for all. The walk-in appointments are reserved for first doses only—second-dose appointments will be scheduled immediately after New Yorkers receive their first dose.

Weekly News Roundup – April 30, 2021

All NYC COVID vax sites to allow walk-ins immediately: Mayor de Blasio - Daily News

New York sites resume use of Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccine - NY Post

New York City School Buildings Still Missing 582,000 Students. As another 51,000 students return Monday, mayor pushes to get more back in September - WSJ

Tensions rise at some of NYC’s top high schools over ‘Zoom in a room’ for on-campus students - Chalkbeat

Major shakeup to "safe staffing" bill for hospitals, nursing homes - Spectrum

Manhattan Business Districts to Get More Police in Reopening Push - WSJ

Legislators Look To Extend Eviction Moratorium To August 31st For New Yorkers Affected By Pandemic - Gothamist

MTA plans to only buy electric buses come 2028 as officials map greener future for NYC Transit - Daily News

For the lack of 89 people, New York will lose 1 House seat - Politico

'Spend money to make money' — De Blasio releases his recovery budget - Politico

To help NYC students catch up, de Blasio’s budget would earmark $500M for testing and tutoring - Chalkbeat

BUDGET DAY: Mayor Proposes Small Money for Open Streets, But Big Bucks to Finish the Manhattan Greenway - Streetsblog

Food Delivery Workers Could Get Relief From Council Bills to Open Restaurant Restrooms and Regulate Apps - The City

Blood Center's Upper East Side Tower Takes Heat From New Angles - Patch

East Side Group Says R8B Zoning Has to Be Preserved - TapInto

City Will Spend $15 Million To Educate NYers On Ranked-Choice Voting Ahead Of June Primary - Gothamist

New York City Council Bill Would Create More Car-Free Roads - WSJ

Cuomo To End Bar & Restaurant Curfew And Allow Bar Seating In May - Gothamist

Number of single adults living in NYC homeless shelters reached all-time high during COVID, fueling death rates: study - Daily News

Health Minibuses Roll Out To Vaccinate Homeless New Yorkers - Gothamist

De Blasio looks to Legislature, not Cuomo, in push to reopen city - Politico

Only 8 Black Students Are Admitted to Stuyvesant High School - NY Times

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